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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 07-06-2012, 12:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,144
Posted By sleeping fox
came across this absolute beauty on uk Z forum ...

came across this absolute beauty on uk Z forum http://www.z4-forum.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=38842
simply stunning :thumbup:
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 07-05-2012, 11:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,144
Posted By sleeping fox
well it went guys , ,first to view paid close to...

well it went guys , ,first to view paid close to ask & i bid farewell to the best car ive ever owned , unfortunately whilst i don't mind routine servicing/tyres & the odd malfunction i cannot...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 06-13-2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,021
Posted By sleeping fox
i had alternator done on my squeal free 645 & on...

i had alternator done on my squeal free 645 & on collection my techie apologised for the "faint squeal! & that it was no problem with the car just needed new pulley wheel which he duly ordered ,...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 06-09-2012, 11:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,666
Posted By sleeping fox
i concur , ,after similar issue myself my...

i concur ,
,after similar issue myself my techie said start with new battery , then the ICS or IBS & finally alternator , for me it was new battery (bosch S5) & alternator refurb & 270...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 06-09-2012, 10:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,144
Posted By sleeping fox
forgot to mention when i went to collect car the...

forgot to mention when i went to collect car the techman advised my rad fan was not functioning as it should .
could have been inactive for a while as temps here in northern england not been great...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 06-04-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,232
Posted By sleeping fox
totally agree pablo but the repair costs are only...

totally agree pablo but the repair costs are only part of the problem , having faith to go further in the car than into town is what i need from my vehicles .
i travel to france from the uk 6/7...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 06-04-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,232
Posted By sleeping fox
can only echo all the above + the linky ! ...

can only echo all the above + the linky !
have put mine into the classifieds today with the thought that if it sells it sells & if it doesn't then i get stuck with a fantastic car ....
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 05-26-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,144
Posted By sleeping fox
" like having an ugly baby and loving it to bits...

" like having an ugly baby and loving it to bits but everyone else just thinks its an ugly baby " a great line michael & certainly describes the 6 series,5GT,X6,Z4 & majority of bmw,s...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 05-26-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,144
Posted By sleeping fox
have had long think & discussion with mrs fox &...

have had long think & discussion with mrs fox & have decided to advert the car in next few weeks & ride out the summer , may take a few months to sell , may go straight away ?
if it does then...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 05-26-2012, 01:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,144
Posted By sleeping fox
the RMS are a routine job which most 5yr old cars...

the RMS are a routine job which most 5yr old cars will already have had done ? & the intermediate bearing failure rate is 10%ish of all engines so although a concern wouldn,t put me off a 997.1
...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 05-25-2012, 11:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,144
Posted By sleeping fox
i,m with you on the depreciation front & fully...

i,m with you on the depreciation front & fully understand that high end motors come with high end maintenance bills but such a catalogue of component failure at this level disappoints me .
when i...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 05-24-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,144
Posted By sleeping fox
cheers Tt , will mention the above to my indy & i...

cheers Tt , will mention the above to my indy & i understand on the selling front that i should reap the benefits of what,s been done , i don,t have any reservations spending on car maintenance , ...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 05-24-2012, 09:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,144
Posted By sleeping fox
the more i get into the 6 series generally the...

the more i get into the 6 series generally the more i think they do require regular attention & i,m not convinced i bought a bad one , i think that they are in general prone in certain areas as is...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 05-24-2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,144
Posted By sleeping fox
this 6 seems intent on finding new owner !

did i get a bad one or did i just buy a normal 645CI ? whichever, this car is testing my bond like no other motor has done , i love it & i loathe it !!
owned for 150 days & its been under...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 05-22-2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,610
Posted By sleeping fox
my 6 is in the gargae as of an hour ago , only...

my 6 is in the gargae as of an hour ago , only just though , eating through battery,s for fun & cutting out at will
, my technician thinks its the intelligent charge sensor ?
will know...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 05-20-2012, 08:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,610
Posted By sleeping fox
i understood the AGM type battery,s were for...

i understood the AGM type battery,s were for vehicles with stop/start function ?
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 05-20-2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,610
Posted By sleeping fox
cheers michael , car going in garage later this...

cheers michael , car going in garage later this week for the coolant expansion tank replacing as it is dripping from the bottom , will ask my man to do what needs doing .
will it be ok for a few...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 05-20-2012, 06:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,610
Posted By sleeping fox
unbelievably i read this post yesterday , went...

unbelievably i read this post yesterday , went out in my 6 this morning & BANG , all the above happened within minutes , i limped back home & put a test on battery , 20% in it .
so 115 & 1 new...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 05-07-2012, 07:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 548
Posted By sleeping fox
got my 645ci insured now as a classic ? ...

got my 645ci insured now as a classic ? http://www.classiclineinsurance.co.uk/
490 /year 2 drivers age 44 up to 5k year miles :thumbup:
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 05-05-2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 744
Posted By sleeping fox
how are you enjoying life on the floor michael ? ...

how are you enjoying life on the floor michael ? :) car looks good ! no regrets ?
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 04-14-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,840
Posted By sleeping fox
had the same issues for 1st 8weeks of ownership ,...

had the same issues for 1st 8weeks of ownership , , may be long winded but here goes , ,it may help you ? oil on drive spotted so book into a porsche indy i used regularly who said he would sort...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 04-14-2012, 06:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 506
Posted By sleeping fox
wheel choices ? hammans v elipsoids ?

ok , ,had the routine oily bits taken care of so now for the cosmetics , , some bumper scuffs to deal with but above all my 19inch elipsoids are shabby & all 4 needing refurb ? been quoted...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 04-14-2012, 06:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 907
Posted By sleeping fox
car starting & running fine now with everything...

car starting & running fine now with everything working , ,just got red airbag/seatbelt warnings in centre dash , , ,heading to techman on wednesday for resetting .
incidentally BMW quoted me...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 04-13-2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 622
Posted By sleeping fox
yep ,

yep ,
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 04-13-2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 907
Posted By sleeping fox
ok , ,charged the battery off the car for 22...

ok , ,charged the battery off the car for 22 hours , ,reconnected & all ok apart from the airbag warning on dash & windows don,t shut up when closing doors ?
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